Belinda S.-W. Chang, PhD - Publications

2003- Ecology & Evolutionary Biology University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 
Molecular evolution, Visual pigments

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2021 Van Nynatten A, Castiglione GM, Gutierrez EA, Lovejoy NR, Chang BSW. Recreated ancestral opsin associated with marine to freshwater croaker invasion reveals kinetic and spectral adaptation. Molecular Biology and Evolution. PMID 33481002 DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msab008  0.32
2020 Michalec OM, Chang BSW, Lovejoy NR, Lovejoy DA. Corticotropin-Releasing Factor: An Ancient Peptide Family Related to the Secretin Peptide Superfamily. Frontiers in Endocrinology. 11: 529. PMID 32973673 DOI: 10.3389/Fendo.2020.00529  0.32
2020 Elbassiouny AA, Lovejoy NR, Chang BSW. Convergent patterns of evolution of mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation (OXPHOS) genes in electric fishes. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 375: 20190179. PMID 31787042 DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2019.0179  0.32
2019 Van Nynatten A, Janzen FH, Brochu K, Maldonado-Ocampo JA, Crampton WGR, Chang BSW, Lovejoy NR. To see or not to see: molecular evolution of the rhodopsin visual pigment in neotropical electric fishes. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 286: 20191182. PMID 31288710 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2019.1182  0.32
2017 Bhattacharyya N, Darren B, Schott RK, Tropepe V, Chang BSW. Cone-like rhodopsin expressed in the all cone retina of the colubrid pine snake as a potential adaptation to diurnality. The Journal of Experimental Biology. PMID 28468872 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.156430  0.36
2016 Morrow JM, Lazic S, Fox MD, Kuo C, Schott RK, Gutierrez EA, Santini F, Tropepe V, Chang BS. A second visual rhodopsin gene, rh1-2, is expressed in zebrafish photoreceptors and found in other ray-finned fishes. The Journal of Experimental Biology. PMID 27811293 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.145953  0.36
2016 van Hazel I, Dungan SZ, Hauser FE, Morrow JM, Endler JA, Chang BS. A comparative study of rhodopsin function in the great bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus nuchalis): Spectral tuning and light-activated kinetics. Protein Science : a Publication of the Protein Society. PMID 26889650 DOI: 10.1002/Pro.2902  1
2016 Hauser FE, Schott RK, Castiglione GM, VAN Nynatten A, Kosyakov A, Tang PL, Gow DA, Chang BS. Comparative sequence analyses of rhodopsin and RPE65 reveal patterns of selective constraint across hereditary retinal disease mutations. Visual Neuroscience. 33: E002. PMID 26750628 DOI: 10.1017/S0952523815000322  1
2015 Schott RK, Müller J, Yang CG, Bhattacharyya N, Chan N, Xu M, Morrow JM, Ghenu AH, Loew ER, Tropepe V, Chang BS. Evolutionary transformation of rod photoreceptors in the all-cone retina of a diurnal garter snake. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 26715746 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1513284113  1
2015 Bickelmann C, Morrow JM, Du J, Schott RK, van Hazel I, Lim S, Müller J, Chang BS. The molecular origin and evolution of dim-light vision in mammals. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. PMID 26536060 DOI: 10.1111/evo.12794  1
2015 Van Nynatten A, Bloom D, Chang BS, Lovejoy NR. Out of the blue: adaptive visual pigment evolution accompanies Amazon invasion. Biology Letters. 11. PMID 26224386 DOI: 10.1098/Rsbl.2015.0349  1
2015 Morrow JM, Chang BS. Comparative mutagenesis studies of retinal release in light-activated zebrafish rhodopsin using fluorescence spectroscopy. Biochemistry. PMID 26098991 DOI: 10.1021/bi501377b  1
2015 Lee MJ, Jang M, Choi J, Chang BS, Kim DY, Kim SH, Kwak YS, Oh S, Lee JH, Chang BJ, Nah SY, Cho IH. Korean Red Ginseng and Ginsenoside-Rb1/-Rg1 Alleviate Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis by Suppressing Th1 and Th17 Cells and Upregulating Regulatory T Cells. Molecular Neurobiology. PMID 25846819 DOI: 10.1007/s12035-015-9131-4  0.32
2015 Bloch NI, Price TD, Chang BS. Evolutionary dynamics of Rh2 opsins in birds demonstrate an episode of accelerated evolution in the New World warblers (Setophaga). Molecular Ecology. 24: 2449-62. PMID 25827331 DOI: 10.1111/mec.13180  1
2015 Bloch NI, Morrow JM, Chang BS, Price TD. SWS2 visual pigment evolution as a test of historically contingent patterns of plumage color evolution in warblers. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 69: 341-56. PMID 25496318 DOI: 10.1111/evo.12572  1
2015 Won SS, Sheldon M, Mostovych N, Kwak J, Chang BS, Ahn CW, Kingon AI, Kim IW, Kim SH. Piezoelectric poly(vinylidene fluoride trifluoroethylene) thin film-based power generators using paper substrates for wearable device applications Applied Physics Letters. 107. DOI: 10.1063/1.4935557  0.32
2014 Hauser FE, van Hazel I, Chang BS. Spectral tuning in vertebrate short wavelength-sensitive 1 (SWS1) visual pigments: can wavelength sensitivity be inferred from sequence data? Journal of Experimental Zoology. Part B, Molecular and Developmental Evolution. 322: 529-39. PMID 24890094 DOI: 10.1002/jez.b.22576  1
2014 Lovejoy DA, Chang BS, Lovejoy NR, del Castillo J. Molecular evolution of GPCRs: CRH/CRH receptors. Journal of Molecular Endocrinology. 52: T43-60. PMID 24711645 DOI: 10.1530/Jme-13-0238  1
2014 Schott RK, Refvik SP, Hauser FE, López-Fernández H, Chang BS. Divergent positive selection in rhodopsin from lake and riverine cichlid fishes. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 31: 1149-65. PMID 24509690 DOI: 10.1093/Molbev/Msu064  1
2014 Williams R, Ma X, Schott RK, Mohammad N, Ho CY, Li CF, Chang BS, Demetriou M, Dennis JW. Encoding asymmetry of the N-glycosylation motif facilitates glycoprotein evolution. Plos One. 9: e86088. PMID 24475074 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0086088  1
2013 van Hazel I, Sabouhanian A, Day L, Endler JA, Chang BS. Functional characterization of spectral tuning mechanisms in the great bowerbird short-wavelength sensitive visual pigment (SWS1), and the origins of UV/violet vision in passerines and parrots. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 13: 250. PMID 24499383 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-13-250  1
2013 Lin YG, Weadick CJ, Santini F, Chang BS. Molecular evolutionary analysis of vertebrate transducins: a role for amino acid variation in photoreceptor deactivation. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 77: 231-45. PMID 24145862 DOI: 10.1007/S00239-013-9589-5  1
2012 Weadick CJ, Chang BS. Complex patterns of divergence among green-sensitive (RH2a) African cichlid opsins revealed by Clade model analyses. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 12: 206. PMID 23078361 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-12-206  1
2012 Bickelmann C, Morrow JM, Müller J, Chang BS. Functional characterization of the rod visual pigment of the echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus), a basal mammal. Visual Neuroscience. 29: 211-7. PMID 22874131 DOI: 10.1017/S0952523812000223  1
2012 Weadick CJ, Loew ER, Rodd FH, Chang BS. Visual pigment molecular evolution in the Trinidadian pike cichlid (Crenicichla frenata): a less colorful world for neotropical cichlids? Molecular Biology and Evolution. 29: 3045-60. PMID 22809797 DOI: 10.1093/Molbev/Mss115  1
2012 Weadick CJ, Chang BS. An improved likelihood ratio test for detecting site-specific functional divergence among clades of protein-coding genes. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 29: 1297-300. PMID 22319160 DOI: 10.1093/Molbev/Msr311  1
2011 Hult EF, Tobe SS, Chang BS. Molecular evolution of ultraspiracle protein (USP/RXR) in insects. Plos One. 6: e23416. PMID 21901121 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0023416  1
2011 Morrow JM, Lazic S, Chang BS. A novel rhodopsin-like gene expressed in zebrafish retina. Visual Neuroscience. 28: 325-35. PMID 21447259 DOI: 10.1017/S0952523811000010  1
2011 Martínez-Pérez F, Bendena WG, Chang BS, Tobe SS. Influence of codon usage bias on FGLamide-allatostatin mRNA secondary structure. Peptides. 32: 509-17. PMID 20950662 DOI: 10.1016/j.peptides.2010.10.007  1
2010 Wong L, Weadick CJ, Kuo C, Chang BS, Tropepe V. Duplicate dmbx1 genes regulate progenitor cell cycle and differentiation during zebrafish midbrain and retinal development. Bmc Developmental Biology. 10: 100. PMID 20860823 DOI: 10.1186/1471-213X-10-100  1
2010 Morrow JM, Chang BS. The p1D4-hrGFP II expression vector: a tool for expressing and purifying visual pigments and other G protein-coupled receptors. Plasmid. 64: 162-9. PMID 20627111 DOI: 10.1016/j.plasmid.2010.07.002  1
2009 Koehler A, Desser S, Chang B, MacDonald J, Tepass U, Ringuette M. Molecular evolution of SPARC: absence of the acidic module and expression in the endoderm of the starlet sea anemone, Nematostella vectensis. Development Genes and Evolution. 219: 509-21. PMID 20043230 DOI: 10.1007/S00427-009-0313-9  1
2009 Martínez-Pérez F, Bendena WG, Chang BS, Tobe SS. FGLamide Allatostatin genes in Arthropoda: introns early or late? Peptides. 30: 1241-8. PMID 19551917  1
2009 Weadick CJ, Chang BS. Molecular evolution of the betagamma lens crystallin superfamily: evidence for a retained ancestral function in gamma N crystallins? Molecular Biology and Evolution. 26: 1127-42. PMID 19233964 DOI: 10.1093/Molbev/Msp028  1
2008 Hult EF, Weadick CJ, Chang BS, Tobe SS. Reconstruction of ancestral FGLamide-type insect allatostatins: a novel approach to the study of allatostatin function and evolution. Journal of Insect Physiology. 54: 959-68. PMID 18541257 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jinsphys.2008.04.007  1
2008 Lenkic LE, Wolfe JM, Chang BS, Tobe SS. Endocrine and reproductive differences and genetic divergence in two populations of the cockroach Diploptera punctata. Journal of Insect Physiology. 54: 931-8. PMID 18406421 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jinsphys.2008.02.009  1
2007 Weadick CJ, Chang BS. Long-wavelength sensitive visual pigments of the guppy (Poecilia reticulata): six opsins expressed in a single individual. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 7: S11. PMID 17288569 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-7-S1-S11  1
2006 Kuang D, Yao Y, Maclean D, Wang M, Hampson DR, Chang BS. Ancestral reconstruction of the ligand-binding pocket of Family C G protein-coupled receptors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103: 14050-5. PMID 16966606 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0604717103  1
2005 Chang BS, Ugalde JA, Matz MV. Applications of ancestral protein reconstruction in understanding protein function: GFP-like proteins. Methods in Enzymology. 395: 652-70. PMID 15865989 DOI: 10.1016/S0076-6879(05)95034-9  1
2004 Ugalde JA, Chang BS, Matz MV. Evolution of coral pigments recreated. Science (New York, N.Y.). 305: 1433. PMID 15353795 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1099597  1
2004 Yan ECY, Ganim Z, Kazmi MA, Chang BSW, Sakmar TP, Mathies RA. Resonance raman analysis of the mechanism of energy storage and chromophore distortion in the primary visual photoproduct Biochemistry. 43: 10867-10876. PMID 15323547 DOI: 10.1021/Bi0400148  1
2003 Yan ECY, Kazmi MA, Ganim Z, Hou JM, Pan D, Chang BSW, Sakmar TP, Mathies RA. Retinal counterion switch in the photoactivation of the G protein-coupled receptor rhodopsin Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 100: 9262-9267. PMID 12835420 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1531970100  1
2002 Chang BS, Jönsson K, Kazmi MA, Donoghue MJ, Sakmar TP. Recreating a functional ancestral archosaur visual pigment. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 19: 1483-9. PMID 12200476 DOI: 10.1093/Oxfordjournals.Molbev.A004211  1
2002 Yan ECY, Kazmi MA, De S, Chang BSW, Seibert C, Marin EP, Mathies RA, Sakmar TP. Function of extracellular loop 2 in rhodopsin: Glutamic acid 181 modulates stability and absorption wavelength of metarhodopsin II Biochemistry. 41: 3620-3627. PMID 11888278 DOI: 10.1021/Bi0160011  1
2001 Chang BSW, Kazmi MA, Sakmar TP. Synthetic gene technology: Applications to ancestral gene reconstruction and structure-function studies of receptors Methods in Enzymology. 343: 274-294. PMID 11665573 DOI: 10.1016/S0076-6879(02)43142-4  1
2001 Lindahl PA, Chang B. The evolution of acetyl-CoA synthase Origins of Life and Evolution of the Biosphere. 31: 403-434. PMID 11599178 DOI: 10.1023/A:1011809430237  1
2000 Chang BSW, Campbell DL. Bias in phylogenetic reconstruction of vertebrate rhodopsin sequeaces Molecular Biology and Evolution. 17: 1220-1231. PMID 10908642 DOI: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.molbev.a026405  1
2000 Chang BS, Donoghue MJ. Recreating ancestral proteins. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 15: 109-114. PMID 10675926  0.96
1998 Townson SM, Chang BS, Salcedo E, Chadwell LV, Pierce NE, Britt SG. Honeybee blue- and ultraviolet-sensitive opsins: cloning, heterologous expression in Drosophila, and physiological characterization. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 18: 2412-22. PMID 9502802 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.18-07-02412.1998  1
1996 Chang BS, Ayers D, Smith WC, Pierce NE. Cloning of the gene encoding honeybee long-wavelength rhodopsin: a new class of insect visual pigments. Gene. 173: 215-9. PMID 8964502 DOI: 10.1016/0378-1119(96)00165-5  1
1993 Ruvolo M, Zehr S, Von Dornum M, Pan D, Chang B, Lin J. Mitochondrial COII sequences and modern human origins Molecular Biology and Evolution. 10: 1115-1135. PMID 8277847 DOI: 10.1093/Oxfordjournals.Molbev.A040068  1
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